Water / Wastewater

The Water-Wastewater Utility is owned by the City of San Marcos and operates a high quality wastewater treatment plant and water system rated superior by the State of Texas. Roughly 2/3 of the City’s water comes from surface water treated at the City’s Water Plant under the operation of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority. The utility promotes water conservation and works closely with agencies such as the GBRA, the Edwards Aquifer Authority, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and other organizations to develop regional water policies.

To report a water leak, call 512-393-8010.

The City of San Marcos strives to protect the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone which lies under the western portion of the city.

  1. SMPD Blue Santa Applications Due November 20

    The San Marcos Police Department (SMPD) is excited to announce that the application process for the 2020 SMPD Blue Santa Program is open and applications will be accepted through Friday, Nov. 20... Read on...
  2. City Announces 5th Annual Bin It to Win It Champion

    The City of San Marcos Resource Recovery Department is pleased to announce that for the third consecutive year, Vintage Pads Apartments is the official champion of the annual Bin it to Win it recycling competition... Read on...
  3. San Marcos Returns to Stage 1 Drought Restrictions

    The City of San Marcos will return to Stage 1 drought restrictions effective Sunday, Oct. 25 in response to dropping aquifer levels. Stage 1 is implemented when the 10-day average Edwards Aquifer index well level falls below 660 feet above mean sea... Read on...
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